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Five things you can do right away to make your in person teaching more accessible and inclusive

Accurate transcripts are important for people who need them, whether it be for deaf students, international students or perhaps where there is a lot of technical language. For each of these groups, inaccurate transcripts can be severely impactful when it

Posted in Accessibility, AI, Inclusive teaching

Imagining Education: Reflections from Digifest 2024

by Helen Morley, Learning Technologist, University of Sussex In March 2024 I attended the Digifest conference hosted by JISC at the ICC in Birmingham. The focus for the two days was “Imagine the Future” and the programme included sessions on virtual

Posted in AI, Educational Enhancement, Learning Technologies

Teaching and Learning with Artificial Intelligence Community of Practice: April 2024 Update

 by Dr Sam Hemsley, Academic Developer, University of Sussex This Teaching and Learning with AI Community of Practice (AI CoP) update starts with a look back at the 2nd AI CoP meeting in March. There’s also information about how to

Posted in Academic Development, AI, AI CoP, Educational Enhancement

Artificial Intelligence Presents Both Promise and Peril: A Learning Technologist Reflects…

by Chris O’Reilly, Learning Technologist, University of Sussex Throughout my working life I have been passionate about creative learning: I’ve always sought innovative ways to engage with and develop educational content. I am myself a visual learner. Today, I find

Posted in AI, Educational Enhancement, Learning Technologies

Artificial Intelligence Community of Practice II: ‘Talking with students about AI’

by Dr Sam Hemsley, Academic Developer, University of Sussex The second meeting of the Teaching and Learning with Generative Artificial Intelligence Community of Practice (or “AI CoP”) is taking place next month and will focus on approaches to talking with

Posted in Academic Development, AI, AI CoP, Educational Enhancement

The University of Sussex Artificial Intelligence Community of Practice Launch Event

by Helen Morley, Learning Technologist, University of Sussex Few things have dominated the conversations in Higher Education like the emergence of Generative Artificial Intelligence has, and the past eighteen months have been ringing with the topic. From the whats, to the

Posted in AI, AI CoP, Educational Enhancement, Learning Technologies, Technology Enhanced Learning

Digital Superpowers: A Tale of Tech Guardians and Code Suppressors

by Rachael Thomas, Learning Technologist, University of Sussex In the heart of Sussex something extraordinary is happening. A few times each term a unique assembly occurs. Learning technologists and digital team members from various educational establishments across the region gather

Posted in AI, Educational Enhancement, Learning Technologies

Fakery, Fallacy and Faults, but the AI is no Fraud

How should we speak about the processes of Large Language Models and other AI? Language, as humans and other animals use it, is a voluntary and intentional tool which is used to aid interaction. Can we say the same for AI generated text?

Posted in AI, Educational Enhancement, Learning Technologies, Technology Enhanced Learning

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